The Best Way to Open Guard September 22, 2020.

The Best Way to Open Guard September 22, 2020.

Are you looking for “CTA, Jiu Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu”?

Well here is what you can expect for today’s lesson plan for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Otomi Martial ArtsCTA Colorado and Avenge BJJ. Please reserve your spot for training by clicking on the name of the school you plan to attend class at and then following the prompts. Please make sure to visit and study the lesson plan before your class!

Class times for today and locations:

Parker, Colorado (Otomi Martial Arts)

3PM – Kickboxing

4PM – BJJ youth fundamentals

5PM – BJJ youth fundamentals

Aurora, Colorado (CTA Colorado)

8PM – BJJ adult fundamentals

Denver, Colorado (Avenge BJJ)

12:30PM – BJJ Adult Fundamentals


Youth BJJ Program: Module 9 Review

Open Guard Pass

  • Hip control pass drill
  • Single under pass
  • Single under to half guard

Open Guard Pass 

  • Bull Pass dropping knee drill
  • Bull pass to the other side drill
  • Double under
  • Double under pass


  • Grip fighting drill
  • Collar drag
  • Collar drag to single leg
  • Collar drag sweep

Adult BJJ Program: 12.1 Lesson Plan

Closed Guard Top

  • Posture
  • Opening the guard holding the sleeve
  • Opening the guard holding the hips
  • Bonus: opening the guard holding the hips to holding the sleeve

Other News!

New Classes Coming to Aurora Academy

Super excited to be adding more classes starting October 2020.  Please check with your coach for the best times for you to come train.

Testing Week for Kids Next Week!

All academies will be testing the kids in their classes.  Please make sure to have your kids in white uniforms all week.  This means there will be no NOGI classes next week.

Avenge Jiu Jitsu | CTA Colorado T-shirts

The new co-branded shirts have arrived!  Please make sure to bring cash to pick up your shirts tonight before they sell out.


New CTA patch sets are in and ready for you to pick up.  The sets are $20 

Placements are – big patch on back of gi and small one on bottom of pant leg.

Reserving classes 

We would like to remind you that it is very important to reserve your classes before you come to the school. If you are not sure how to, please ask and we will be very happy to walk you through the process.

Reserve your class – MS Parker

Reserve your class – Aurora

Reserve your class – Denver

COVID-19 Precautions:

As you know, you won’t be returning to the same academy you left. Until the restrictions are lifted, we have to take precautions to make sure we can stay open. Here’s how you can help keep Otomi Martial Arts | Caio Terra AssociationCTA Colorado and/ or Avenge BJJ safe for everyone:

  • Wait outside until it’s time for your class. We want to limit the amount of people in the facility at one time.
  • Wash your hands as you come in and again as you leave. 
  • No personal items in the gym except for a water bottle or any necessary pieces of equipment.
  • Please don’t share equipment.
  • Follow our cleaning procedures and clean every piece of equipment you use.
  • Once you’re done with your class or appointment, please leave Otomi Martial Arts | Caio Terra AssociationCTA Colorado and/or Avenge BJJ so our staff can clean for the next class. 
  • PLEASE do not come to Otomi Martial Arts | Caio Terra AssociationCTA Colorado and/or Avenge BJJ if you are sick or don’t feel well.
  • If you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 please let us know.  

Feel free to reach out if you have questions about any of these new guidelines. It’s an adjustment for all of us, but we know we can all work together to make Otomi Martial Arts | Caio Terra AssociationCTA Colorado and/or Avenge BJJ a safe and fun place to stay fit and healthy.

Finally, remember to have fun! Things will be different, but we’re still the same community. Allow yourself grace as you transition back, but also be prepared to crush it! 

We can’t wait to see you! 

Click Here to Purchase a Trial – MS Parker

Click Here to Purchase a Trial – MS Aurora

Caio Terra Academy, Aurora, is one of Colorado's premier martial arts academies specializing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. With programs for men, women and children of all abilities and skill levels, we invite you to come check us out and see all we have to offer. With over 2000sf of the best equipment and mats you’ll find anywhere, we ensure that you and your family will have a safe, fun experience every time! Please come by for a free, 3 day, no obligation trial! We are located at: 16744 E. Iliff Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80013